Theme: Short narrated drama shows Mary’s reaction to the angel’s message of her role in the birth of Jesus
Bible Reference: Luke 1:38
Cast: 1 actress and 2 narrators
Set, Lighting, Sound: standard
Costumes: likely traditional
Sample of script: 2
actress come on stage
N1: “Greetings, you who are highly favoured.”
Mary reacts with surprise
N2: Highly favoured? . . . What would cause Mary to feel highly favoured? Left to explain her remarkable situation to her family, to her friends, to her neighbors, even to the man to whom she was engaged to be married?
N1: “The Lord is with you!”
N2: Wouldn’t Mary have been justified if she questioned the value of the Lord’s presence given the enormity of the task which was thrust upon her?
N1: “You, Mary, are highly favored.”
actress has puzzled look
N2: Would Mary’s response not have been . . . “Isn’t there someone else?”
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